Lenn Thompson: Cornell Baker Farm 2012 La Crosse One of the pleasures of having Todd Trzaskos on the staff has been enjoying some of his homemade wines — often made with some interesting and new-to-me grapes grown in the North Country of New York.  Take this 2012 La Cross grown at Cornell’s Baker Farm test vineyard. I didn’t know anything about the grape until I was sharing my impressions with Todd. I noted a ‘slightly seyval blanc-y note’ as the wine warmed and he then informed me that seyval is one of its parents (it’s a hybrid developed in the 1970s). It’s an early ripener and is cold hardy to -25° F. I’ve ready a few short pieces online this morning about it and many compare it to riesling — but to me this was more sauvignon blanc-like in it’s lemon-melon-green herb profile. Driven by electric acidity, I actually drank…